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Latest Oil & Gas Job Vacancy for Company Accountant August, 2014

We have been retained by a leader, within its niche in the oil and gas industry, at both the national and
global levels. Our client, a company with strong reputation behind it and a bright future ahead of it, requires the services of a highly skilled, self-motivated and dedicated professional ready to work under his/ her own initiative, putting in enormous effort and long hours, with tenacity to achieve results for the position of Company Accountant

Job Title: Company Accountant

Job Qualification

  •     Degree in Accounting, Sciences, Engineering, or other closely related field,
  •     10+ years’ experience, 2 of which must be in a similar role, in the oil and gas industry,
  •     Must be a Chartered Accountant,
  •     Must be a registered professional with the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria,     .
  •     Familiarity with, and ability to present, IFRS – Based financial reports is critical,
  •     High level of professlonalism, courage, accountability, and personal integrity,
  •     Excellent organizational, writing, communication, and presentation skills;
  •     Self-motivated, results-oriented, and proactive,
  •     Strong critical thinking skills and capable of anticipating organizational needs,
  •     Aptitude and attitude for compliance, ethical behaviour, and decision-making, .
  •     Candidate must be fully conversant with Budgeting,
  •     Forecasting, Cost & Credit Control, Margin Analysis, Costing &
  •     Profitability Analysis and Management Reporting, and
  •     Must be versed in dealing with Banks and Financial Institutions.
  • Accounts and Financial Reports
  •     Maintaining financial data, records and information for financial reporting;
  •     Preparation of monthly Management Accounts and other reports required by Management;
  •     Preparation of Annual statutory accounts;
  •     Managing internal control procedures and compliance with financial operational procedures;
  •     Supervising account payables to ensure that purchasing and payment procedures are complied with;
  •     Managing account receivables;
  •     Managing staff advances and retirement;
  •     Managing staff payroll;
  •     Managing statutory deductions and remittances to tax authorities; and
  •     Providing advisory services to top management on areas of finance operations.
  • Budgets and Financial Planning
  •     Managing budgets and other controls, including Annual budget for Client approval;
  •     Ensuring that financial commitments are in alignment with approved budget;
  •     Highlighting areas of budget variance for Management review;
  •     Liaising with the Client on Finance and budget to resolve areas of dispute; and
  •     Managing financial planning leash management; investment management.

External Finance-Related Activities

    Liaising with External Auditors for Financial Year end audit;
    Managing relationships with the banks to ensure quality services are provided for the company; and
    Laising with Tax authorities.

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should apply within 2 weeks providing full career and compensation details along with personal contact information to

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